Eric Hodel wrote:
> On Sep 8, 2007, at 15:47, Bryan Richardson wrote:
>> I'm having problems using gem.  I'm on Ubuntu Feisty, and when I try
>> running 'gem update', it states "Bulk updating gem source index
>> http://gems.rubyforge.org" and hangs there forever.  Any idea what the
>> problem is?
> 
> How much memory do you have?
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> -- 
> Poor workers blame their tools. Good workers build better tools. The
> best workers get their tools to do the work for them. -- Syndicate Wars
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you have less then 0.5gb ram, poblem is poor implementation of gem tool, 
it tries to load whole rubyforge gem index into memory i had the same 
problem